Press Releases

August 13, 2014

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) released the following statement on the passage of the water bond by the State Legislature this evening: 

August 11, 2014

SACRAMENTO – A bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to help ensure that schools are complying with Title IX, a law prohibiting gender discrimination in school activities, just passed off the Senate floor with bipartisan support and is now headed to Governor Jerry Brown for consideration. The vote was 28-6.

July 01, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Today, a law authored by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to strengthen California’s Paid Family Leave Program by allowing workers to receive benefits while also caring for seriously ill grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, and in-laws takes effect.

June 20, 2014

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) has just introduced a bill to ban offshore oil drilling from an area of state waters in the Santa Barbara Channel known as Tranquillon Ridge. The area is designated as a Marine Protected Area because of its sensitive marine ecosystem.

June 19, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Today, the California Legislature voted to pass a number of budget bills that now head to the Governor’s desk, including one to provide an additional $265 million for California’s child care and preschool programs.

June 11, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Just weeks after the rampage in Isla Vista took the lives of six innocent people, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) has introduced two additional bills designed to help prevent gun violence and save lives.
 

June 05, 2014

SANTA BARBARA – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) has selected Santa Barbara-based Ontraport, a small business that assists entrepreneurs with their growth and business needs, as the 2014 Small Business of the Year for her Senate District.

On Friday, June 6, from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Jackson will be touring Ontraport, 2040 Alameda Padre Serra #220, Santa Barbara, and presenting them with a Small Business of the Year resolution.

May 24, 2014

SANTA BARBARA, CA – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) released the following statement today on the shootings in Isla Vista, California:

May 13, 2014

SACRAMENTO, CA – As the problems at General Motors shine a national spotlight on consumer car safety, a bill pending in the state Legislature would put California at the national forefront by establishing consumer protections against unsafe, used cars that are under a federal safety recall yet are still being sold to consumers.

May 13, 2014

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) released the following statement on the May Revise, the Governor’s revised budget proposal based on the latest revenue estimates:

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